SCRC Loudoun VA Featured Member - July, 2012

Name:   Christopher Butterfield

Nickname:   Chris

Marital Status:  Married

Location:  Round Hill, VA

Hometown:  Annandale, VA

Children:  4

Age:  46

Occupation:  Systems Enginner (geek)

Current motorcycle(s):  2012 Kawasaki Vulcan Voyager.

How did you hear about the SCRC and when did you join?
Found the clubs website.

How long have you been riding?
Since 2009.

Have you ever taken a motorcycle safety course?
Yes Apex in July. Don't suggest it at that time of the year.

What was your first bike?
2008 Yahama 1100 Silverado.

How many bikes have you owned?

Why do you ride?
I like the wind and the freedom riding gives me.

Have you ridden with an organized group before?
No, SCRC Is the first club I've ever ridden with.

What modifications have you done to your bike?
Not yet, but that only because it 2 months old.

What accessories do you want to add to your bike?
Saddle bag inserts, and a cup holder for my wife.

What is your dream bike?
Have it already.

What kind of riding do you like to do — straight-aways or twisties?
Twisties by myself and straight-aways with the wife.

If you have a nickname, how did you get it? Tell the truth!
Don't have one.

What is your favorite riding route?
Snickersville Turnpike.

Do you ride your bike to work?
Yes, and love it!

What is the fastest you’ve ridden?
Not tellin'as the wife will read this.

What is your favorite time of year to ride?
Spring & Fall.

Have you ever been down? If so, how were you hurt and what did you learn from the incident?
Stay away from sand and loose rocks in a turn.

Have you ever done an "Iron Butt" ride?

If not, what is the furthest you’ve ridden?
200 miles.

What was the worst weather in which you’ve ridden?
Tweakers ride to the 2012 Carlisle Bikefest.

Do you know how to work on your bike?
Not really.

What is your favorite road song?
Don't have one.

What rallies or events do you like to attend?
Might like to try Sturgis or Daytona one year. Just have to wait a little more until the kids grow up a little more.

Is there someone who rides "two-up" with you?
Da wife. But she wants her own in a few years.